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There are 4 ways to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Dubuque by bus, car, subway or plane

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Bus  •  6h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Dubuque, Ia Btw1485

$40 - $65

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Bus via Madison  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago Midway Airport to Madison, WI - Dutch Mill P&R From Midway/Downtown / ...
  2. Take the bus from Madison to Dubuque, IA 122

$57 - $63

Drive  •  3h 40m

  1. Drive from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Dubuque 185.7 miles

$18 - $27

Subway, fly  •  3h 13m

  1. Take the subway from Midway to Clark/Lake
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Dubuque (DBQ) ORD - DBQ

$88 - $385

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Dubuque is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Dubuque is to subway and fly which costs $85 - $390 and takes 3h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Dubuque. However, there are services departing from Chicago Midway Airport and arriving at Dubuque, IA via Madison. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 45m.

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The distance between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) and Dubuque is 159 miles. The road distance is 185.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Dubuque without a car is to bus which takes 6h 4m and costs $35 - $65.

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It takes approximately 6h 4m to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Dubuque, including transfers.

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Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Dubuque bus services, operated by Vangalder Bus, depart from Chicago Midway Airport station.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Dubuque Airport is the direct flight which takes 51 min.

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Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Dubuque bus services, operated by Lamers Bus Lines, arrive at Dubuque, IA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Dubuque is 186 miles. It takes approximately 3h 40m to drive from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Dubuque.

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  • Distance: 158.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 4m

What companies run services between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW), USA and Dubuque, IA, USA?

Burlington Trailways operates a bus from Chicago, Il to Dubuque, Ia once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 4h 35m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dubuque
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Train operators
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Chicago Midway Airport to Madison, WI - Dutch Mill P&R
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Madison to Dubuque, IA
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Schedules at
golamers.com

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American Airlines offers flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Dubuque Airport.

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There are 45+ hotels available in Dubuque. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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